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Groundwork for a future build

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Im planning on building a computer near the end of the summer probably around the time BF3 comes out. I put together a quick list of a computer i would get right now if i had the money on newegg. i would say $1500 is my budget obviously this goes a bit over right now but by the time summer is past im sure it will go down a ton in price and i can fit in a few upgrades like a new CPU (maybe Bulldozer we shall see)
Anyways here it goes:

Motherboard: ASUS P8P67 PRO (REV 3.0)
CPU: i5 2500k
CPU cooler: hyper 212+
Power Supply: CORSAIR HX Series CMPSU-650HX 650W
GPU: EVGA GTX 580 1538MB
Case: COOLER MASTER HAF 922
RAM: 8GB (2x4) GSKILL Ripjaws PC1600 (CAS: 7)
HDD: WD Back WD1002FAEX 1TB 7200 RPM
SSD: Corsair Force Series 3 120GB
Monitor: ASUS VH236H Black 23"

Only things i can think of that might not be great would be the Case and the Monitor also not sure if the mobo is a little overkill. i plan on booting windows and my games on the SSD and everything else on the hard drive. Lemme know what you think and ill tweak it as new stuff comes out and suggestions come in then hopefully have it refined to what i want the day i click the buy button (that will be a glorious day) Thanks

Edit: I do plan on doing some OCing thought im a pretty new builder so i wont be doing it to extreme just a tad bit.
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 2500k @ 4.5ghz Asus p8p67 Pro (Rev 3.1) MSI Twin Frozr II Gtx 580 @ 930/2100 G. SKill Ripjaw X 2x4gb 1600mhz cas 8 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
Samsung Spinpoint f3 1tb SSD: Crucial m4 128gb Windows 7 x64bit Dell u2311h Corsair HX850 
CaseMouse
NZXT Phantom Logitech G400 
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Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
Samsung Spinpoint f3 1tb SSD: Crucial m4 128gb Windows 7 x64bit Dell u2311h Corsair HX850 
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NZXT Phantom Logitech G400 
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post #2 of 4
Pretty nice from what I can see.
The Hyper 212+ will do you good


Looking Good.
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q9400@3.1Ghz on way to 3.6 ^^ EVGA 750i FTW Sapphire 6970@ 950/1450 8 GB Kingston HyperX 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
1.5 TB Seagate Barracuda Windows 7 Ultimate Asus VS229 Das Ultimate Silent 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
650 PC Power and Cooling Silencer MK II Raidmax Ares Razer Naga Artisan Hien L Blue 
Audio
Asus Xonar Dx + Audio Technica A700 
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Vestigium Noctis
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Nub Nub
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q9400@3.1Ghz on way to 3.6 ^^ EVGA 750i FTW Sapphire 6970@ 950/1450 8 GB Kingston HyperX 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
1.5 TB Seagate Barracuda Windows 7 Ultimate Asus VS229 Das Ultimate Silent 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
650 PC Power and Cooling Silencer MK II Raidmax Ares Razer Naga Artisan Hien L Blue 
Audio
Asus Xonar Dx + Audio Technica A700 
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the thing is huge lol it better do me good
Edited by rulzo - 5/30/11 at 11:43am
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 2500k @ 4.5ghz Asus p8p67 Pro (Rev 3.1) MSI Twin Frozr II Gtx 580 @ 930/2100 G. SKill Ripjaw X 2x4gb 1600mhz cas 8 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
Samsung Spinpoint f3 1tb SSD: Crucial m4 128gb Windows 7 x64bit Dell u2311h Corsair HX850 
CaseMouse
NZXT Phantom Logitech G400 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 2500k @ 4.5ghz Asus p8p67 Pro (Rev 3.1) MSI Twin Frozr II Gtx 580 @ 930/2100 G. SKill Ripjaw X 2x4gb 1600mhz cas 8 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
Samsung Spinpoint f3 1tb SSD: Crucial m4 128gb Windows 7 x64bit Dell u2311h Corsair HX850 
CaseMouse
NZXT Phantom Logitech G400 
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im open to any thoughts opinions or ideas!
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 2500k @ 4.5ghz Asus p8p67 Pro (Rev 3.1) MSI Twin Frozr II Gtx 580 @ 930/2100 G. SKill Ripjaw X 2x4gb 1600mhz cas 8 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
Samsung Spinpoint f3 1tb SSD: Crucial m4 128gb Windows 7 x64bit Dell u2311h Corsair HX850 
CaseMouse
NZXT Phantom Logitech G400 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 2500k @ 4.5ghz Asus p8p67 Pro (Rev 3.1) MSI Twin Frozr II Gtx 580 @ 930/2100 G. SKill Ripjaw X 2x4gb 1600mhz cas 8 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
Samsung Spinpoint f3 1tb SSD: Crucial m4 128gb Windows 7 x64bit Dell u2311h Corsair HX850 
CaseMouse
NZXT Phantom Logitech G400 
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